Shorewood, IL Profile: Facts & Data

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Shorewood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Shorewood had a population of 17,023 as of July 1, 2018. Shorewood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shorewood is located at latitude 41.5175 and longitude -88.2152 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Shorewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 577 feet.

The Village of Shorewood (GNIS ID: 2399813) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Shorewood is located within Township of Troy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shorewood: Grinton, Troy.

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Shorewood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,023
Population in Households 17,020
Population in Familes 15,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,188
Diversity Index3 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,663
Average Household Income $117,445
Per Capita Income $41,749

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,670 (90.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 434 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $242,586
Average Home Value $266,693
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,104
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,800
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.05% 1.0%
Households 1.26% 1.11%
Families 1.36% 0.99%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Shorewood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shorewood to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 150 89th
Population Density # 231 83rd
Diversity Index # 225 83rd
Median Household Income # 82 94th
Per Capita Income # 119 91st

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